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You’re a recruiter. Seems pretty straightforward, right? Hiring managers tell you when they have an opening, you post the job description to appropriate job boards then wait for resumes to come in. Is there more you could be doing? What if we said there was actually a whole methodology out there focused on helping you build a talent pool of awesome candidates who might not even know they want to work for you yet?
When it comes to the end-to-end recruiting process there’s one piece of the candidate puzzle that continues to complicate things--the so-called “soft skills.” This is the candidate’s personality, their level of empathy, how well they work in a team environment, and so on. There’s just no good way to test for these, so frequently it comes down to the recruiter and their “gut feeling.”
By now you know that AI is...well...everywhere. No matter your sector, wherever you turn you’re seeing headlines about AI this and machine learning that. Recruiting is no exception, in fact, we’d say it’s probably one of the most impacted sectors of the business world. AI-powered software is already being used by a majority of major corporations for at least one step in their candidate journey.
You know that one guy...I think he’s in IT? The one who nobody can say precisely what it is that he does, yet the entire company went into a tizzy when he took an offer elsewhere. Everybody is sure the company will come grinding to a halt without him, yet they still can’t tell you what he does. Do you know how you’re going to find a replacement for that guy?
Artificial intelligence, or AI, is cropping up in some unexpected places these days. Have you thought about the ways it may be impacting your job search?
What’s that? Your HR director is saying you and your team need to start “doing recruitment marketing” and you have no idea where to start? Let us ask you one question, how’s your social media presence doing?
The global job market is changing. Seemingly overnight, professions that were once highly prized and prestigious find themselves tumbling down the ranks, while others that were literally unheard of 20, 10, or even 5 years ago are pulling all the interest and the paychecks to match.
Remember the last certification exam you took? That feeling of accomplishment, the sense of pride in a job well done, and the knowledge that your employer would look positively on you for taking the initiative to improve your work skillset? Not to mention the swag you got from the testing platform.
2019 was a hallmark year for gamification. The business world was receptive, and the technology to bring it into nearly every aspect of that world had matured to a point where it was not only possible, but nearly painless.